Brazil
“We will not give up”: Brazil demands justice for Bruno Pereira and Dom Phillips

Political and societal figures denounce the federal government’s disregard for the Amazon region and demand the protection of indigenous peoples

UN Climate Panel says greenhouse emissions must be halved by 2030 and other stories

Today we look at the UN IPCC’s report on climate change mitigation, Israeli violence against Palestinians during the month of Ramadan, and more

Political crisis in Pakistan, Argentines honor coup victims and other stories

Today we look at Pakistan’s political scenario as PM Imran Khan faces a no-confidence motion, marches in Argentina to honour the victims of the coup, and more

Student leader released on bail in Swaziland, persecution of Egyptian lawyer and other stories

Today we look at the release of a student leader in Swaziland, the persecution of a human rights lawyer in Egypt, and more

Israel, Bahrain sign security cooperation pact after normalizing ties and other stories

Today we look at the security agreement between Israel and Bahrain, recent coups in West Africa and the ECOWAS response, and more

Congolese refugee Moïse Kabamgabe beaten to death in Rio de Janeiro after asking for wages

When Moïse Kabamgabe demanded his payment for two days of work, his boss decided to kill him, says family

21 dead due to severe flooding in Bahia state of Brazil

The Brazilian state of Bahia is in a state of crisis following severe flooding wherein more than 471,000 people have been affected

Thousands protest in Buenos Aires amid government-IMF debt talks and other stories

Today we look at a debt restructuring talks between Argentina and the IMF, a workers’ protest against rising costs and poverty in Turkey, and more

UK Higher Education workers strike for fair pay, working conditions and other stories

Today we look at the UCU strike across 58 UK universities over pay and conditions, the re-imposition of the Remain in Mexico migrant policy by the US, and more

Israel threatens Iran again as nuclear deal talks set to resume and other stories

Today we look at Israel’s recent threats against Iran as JCPOA talks resume, a report on Egypt’s use of French intelligence to kill civilians, and more

Hunger in the world

Launch of the Hunger in the World PDF by seven independent media projects which features stories of hunger and the response of people’s movements in countries across the world

Eating with hope: Solidarity initiatives are the alternative for Brazil’s hungry

Over the past few years, an about-turn in policies saw a massive increase in hunger in Brazil. As the pandemic wreaked havoc, solidarity initiatives and donations, which feed close to 30% of the population, were all that stood between people and starvation.